Many people are focused on becoming more fit and losing extra weight. Being in better shape can benefit your health, your self-esteem and your state of mind. Although most people understand the benefits, they start new fitness programs without planning, use weight loss supplements or bodybuilding supplements they do not need and give up too quickly because of poor results or unrealistic expectations.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Are you among the many who cannot lose weight because of those unrelenting hunger pains? New research shows that there is a new nearly nonsurgical weight loss treatment that targets hunger pain and helps severely obese people lose weight.
Are you getting enough of this one nutrient that can could thwart type 2 diabetes? Research suggests there this fatty acid that most of us may be lacking may be important for preventing the disease that affects. Omega-6 fatty acids may help thwart diabetes.
Seitan is one of the most overlooked high-protein, low-calorie, vegetarian weight loss foods. Admittedly, if you have an intolerance for wheat gluten, this is not the food for you. However, if gluten is not an issue, definitely read on about how (and why) you can incorporate this vegetarian weight loss food into your menu.
Fad liquid diets are one of the most dangerous ways to lose weight. This type of crash diet can leave you without essential nutrients that you need to maintain your health. Researchers have also traced multiple deaths to liquid diets. Dr. Robert Linn’s the Last Chance Diet has been linked to 58 deaths, and variations of his methods are still dangerous.
A new study shows that it is possible to lose weight without trying, just by eating a daily serving of this one food type.
Some women at risk of breast cancer opt to have a preventive mastectomy to protect their health. However, data from a new study may indicate that rather than having their breasts surgically removed, some women may benefit from a much less radical—and popular―type of surgery that could protect them from cancer as well.
Recently I was water fasting for several days and one of the most difficult part was when the family members were cooking dinner in the evenings and the smell was increasing the craving for food. However, it is far more difficult when you yourself have to cook for a child. What to do?
According to a new study published in the online open access British Medical Journal, parents are being misled when it comes to hidden sugars that may be making your child and you fat with this popular food item.
It may be difficult to imagine how your plastic water bottle could make you fatter. However, new research has shown that the plastics component BPS (bisphenol S), which was designed to replace BPA (bisphenol A) in food and beverage packaging, enhances the development of fat cells in humans and seems to have as many health concerns as its predecessor.
Wanting to lose a lot of weight? Here is one woman’s story about how she became social media’s shrinking star as she lost 85 pounds using Instagram.
Sometimes taking down one of the most serious health issues in the country takes more than diet and exercise. Another tactic in the fight against obesity is weight loss surgery, which is also known as bariatric surgery. This is a viable option for those who have a high body mass index (BMI), weigh 100 pounds or more in excess of a healthy weight and have been unsuccessful in losing weight using exercise or diet.
If weight loss is your goal, you have a better chance at being successful if you increase your exercise rather than overly restricting food intake.
I know a woman who refuses to eat potatoes because she says they will make her fat. Unfortunately, she is not alone in believing in this myth, yet potatoes can be part of a weight loss diet and should be for several reasons.
Weight loss is a popular goal, but many people realize that they also want to lose the extra body fat and build muscles. If you are not careful, you can end up with flabby, loose skin after weight loss, and your muscle definition can also disappear. You can get rid of the extra body fat with the right exercise routines.
If you have a serious weight problem which has not been helped by exercise, diet or medication, and you also have a serious accompanying condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure, then it may be time to consider surgical procedures. However, how can you tell which one is best for you?
Are you looking into buying a standing desk for your home office or for work because you’ve heard that it will result in more calories burned and can help you lose weight? Here’s what experts recently revealed after taking a close look at multiple studies looking at standing desks.
Even though you’re counting calories and trying to lose weight, you may occasionally like to indulge in a glass of wine at a party or special occasion. However, you won’t find a nutrition facts panel on your merlot or zinfandel bottle, so keeping track of the calories in wine can be a challenge.
Mom told us never to snack before meals because it would ruin our appetite. It turns out mom was right. Snacking on the right foods before mealtime just might be the extra boost you need for weight loss
Did you know that most health clubs are counting on the fact that you will not use your gym membership?! Here are some tips on how to save money before signing that dotted line on a gym membership contract as you try to lose weight.
Are you considering trying intermittent fasting to lose weight? If so, then here is some up to date information about intermittent fasting and important tips on how to make it work for long term weight loss.
A new study has cast a large shadow on the no calorie sweetener Splenda, saying that it has been linked to leukemia and other cancers, at least in animals. Since this artificial sweetener is present in so many foods, especially those used by people who are trying to lose weight, is this latest information enough to get you to stop using Splenda?
If you are trying to lose weight, then you already know exercise is a vital component. However, how do you continue to exercise consistently if you suffer from pain? The Institute of Medicine Report from the Committee on Advancing Pain Research reveals that 100 million people suffer from chronic pain in America. In addition, millions of other people are forced to deal with pain caused by trauma or injury. Despite the prevalence of pain, you can continue to exercise by following a safe regimen.
Although some continue to search for magic pills or potions that keep them from gaining weight or help them lose it instantly, excessive weight loss is a serious issue. Many people over the age of 25 are concerned about their figures and worry about the number of pounds they have to shed to regain them. Unfortunately, some reach a point when dedication to a healthier lifestyle can turn into an obsession. If this happens, your health is at risk, and it may be time for an intervention.
Although some people enjoy jogging on the treadmill or running around the block, many people do not love running. However, there is ample evidence that being physically active is a critical component of weight loss. This should encourage you to try cardio workouts, but you can do them in a different way. You can join a sports team because it has become the fun way to lose weight.